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PWP and Mount Vernon’s BUMP showcase ‘Black History in the Making’ with video series

By Julia Findikyan, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2021

Progressive Women of Pelham partnered with Tha BUMP to create a video showcase called "Black History in the Making." Members of the community nominated influential leaders from Pelham and Mount Vernon...

DeCicco & Sons names 2020 Employee of the Year: EVERYONE

By Alex Esteverena, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2021

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, DeCicco & Sons announced that all of its workers were being named Employee of the Year for 2020. The popular local grocery store demonstrated its thanks to the staff...

Pelham Quick Stop

Pelham Quick Stop opens downtown on Lincoln Avenue

By Anna Esteverena, Staff Reporter
March 4, 2021

Another small business has opened in Pelham during the coronavirus pandemic, and this time in the form of a mini-grocery store. Pelham Quick Stop is a new convenience store located on Lincoln Avenue west...

Manor candidates debate police reform, moving elections to November in campaign’s only forum (includes video of event)

By Oliver Tam and Tommy Roche
March 3, 2021

Pelham Manor mayoral and trustee candidates Tuesday debated police reform, the timing of village elections, the tax cap and environmental programs during the only event where they will face each other...

Graphic and data analysis by Democratic trustee candidate Lance Koonce.

Pelham Manor GOP village board doubles Facebook announcements after opponents declare, says candidate Koonce

By Pelham Examiner staff report
March 3, 2021

The Republican-controlled Village of Pelham Manor Board of Trustees has doubled the frequency of its Facebook communications since three opponents announced in January they would challenge the three GOP...

Joe and Joan Solimine at Glover field.

Joe Solimine Sr., set to enter NY Baseball Hall of Fame, recalls the color line in baseball—and boycotts

By Jack Howard, Senior Editor
March 1, 2021

Joe Solimine Sr. received an unexpected phone call. The man on the other end of the line, Lou Santos, is both a friend and fellow board member of Monsignor Scanlan High School. “Hey, do you have 10 minutes...

Champ proposes budget with 3.31% tax increase, possible return to in-person learning after spring break

Champ proposes budget with 3.31% tax increase, possible return to in-person learning after spring break

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2021

Pelham Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ proposed a $80.2 million preliminary budget for the 2021-22 school year with a 3.31% tax increase at the board of education meeting Wednesday. She also said the district...

Village sustainability board/climate task force 2020 work leads to food-scrap recycling, charging stations

Village sustainability board/climate task force 2020 work leads to food-scrap recycling, charging stations

By Georgia Russello, Contributing Editor
March 1, 2021

The Village of Pelham’s Sustainability Advisory Board and Climate Smart Communities Task Force published an update outlining three main 2020 accomplishments that will see programs launch this year, including...

Village of Pelham police vehicles parked next to Town Hall, which houses the department.

Residents ask about police and schools during Village of Pelham’s third public forum on reform

By Zoe Winburn and Georgia Russello
February 26, 2021

The third public forum on police reform in the Village of Pelham Thursday covered issues involving the school district, including residency checks and officer patrols in schools, with Superintendent Dr....

Pelham journalist Jeanne Pinder creates website to make health-care costs transparent

By Jack Anderson, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2021

Pelham journalist Jeanne Pinder wanted to do something to inform people about the price of health care because of the high and variable cost of getting treatment in the United States. Pinder decided...

Patty Pops gave out free hot chocolate to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness.

Local businesses support each other through Random Acts of Kindness

By Audrey Levenson, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021

When patrons of the Rolling Steam train station cafe walked in last Tuesday and Wednesday before their morning commute, they were surprised and delighted to find that their coffee would be free and came...

Hometown Academy connects current and former students for a community-based tutoring experience

Hometown Academy connects current and former students for a community-based tutoring experience

By Anna Esteverena, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021

Tutoring has had to adapt to the world of online school, and Hometown Academy, a new online-tutoring company offering local college and high school students who excel academically, is attempting to do...

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